Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Back Office
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 111 117
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -23.08%
10th Percentile £366 £328 £224
90th Percentile £518 £348 £483
Scotland median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1543 936 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.64% 44.55% 63.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 523 968
Edinburgh median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £288 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £539
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +68.18% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.07
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £38.45
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Edinburgh

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Back Office in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Edinburgh

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) PMO
4 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 1 (9.09%) Equities
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Pensions Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Research Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior User Experience Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco